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David Smith

Solar Saturday

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Cloudy and foggy much of the morning and then all of a sudden the clouds cleared and the Sun came out to play. Not spots in white light but a nice plage area in Ca-K and a decent filament in Ha too :happy72: Combine that with some small proms in Ca-K and it turned into a busy session.




















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Nice set David, took a few vid's of the filament and proms earlier but not got around to them yet.


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great shots David, its very quiet today too, ive just been doing some vis and could only see 2 small bright areas near the mid off going limb. well done. charl.

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Great images. Thank you for posting them.

Saturday I gave my 2nd hand LS60 first light. Basic tripod setup, visual only and not a lot of magnification. Sky not perfect.

I could not see any filaments, only a hint of granularity on the disc. Had I bought a duff scope? Or was it my slightly hazy sky? Or was the sun quiet?

I'm pleased to say that looking at your excellent images showing a quiet disc and filaments smaller than I would have seen at low magnification, I am encouraged and relieved.

Thanks, David.


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